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Are you living in a hormonal hothouse battling it out with your teens while the dog, cat and husband look on? You're not alone. 


Lorraine Candy and Trish Halpin have been editing glossy magazines for more than two decades, helping support women through all aspects of their busy lives. Between them the duo have six children, two dogs, one cat and two husbands. And this time, they’re the ones asking for help. 


Join Lorraine and Trish as they consult the experts on parenting teenagers during the great midlife unravelling in this weekly podcast. Sharing their mid-life journeys, from the menopause to reinvention, and living with angst-ridden teens they cover it all. 

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Are you living in a hormonal hothouse battling it out with your teens while the dog, cat and husband look on? You're not alone. 


Lorraine Candy and Trish Halpin have been editing glossy magazines for more than two decades, helping support women through all aspects of their busy lives. Between them the duo have six children, two dogs, one cat and two husbands. And this time, they’re the ones asking for help. 


Join Lorraine and Trish as they consult the experts on parenting teenagers during the great midlife unravelling in this weekly podcast. Sharing their mid-life journeys, from the menopause to reinvention, and living with angst-ridden teens they cover it all. 

    Midlife dating: Tamzin Outhwaite on why it’s no longer about finding ‘The One’

    Midlife dating: Tamzin Outhwaite on why it’s no longer about finding ‘The One’

    Trish and Lorraine team up with actress Tamzin Outhwaite to discover what it’s really like dating a (20 years!) younger man when you’re hitting perimenopause, and why she’s finding midlife a time of great freedom.
     
    Plus: Silly billy teens and the illogical things they get up to, teeth whitening tried and tested, and why we will always love Kate Bush …
     
    Want to join the conversation, ask a question or share your midlife story? DM us at @postcardsfrommidlife, join our Facebook group, or contact us at postcardsfrommidlife.com
     
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    • 33 分鐘
    What’s going on inside the mind of the midlife man?

    What’s going on inside the mind of the midlife man?

    Lorraine and Trish talk to their old magazine buddy and best-selling author Mike Gayle about what’s going on for midlife men, what they know about menopause and how turning 50 is an emotional milestone for them too.
     
    Plus, generational parenting styles: how the way you were brought up impacts the way you parent; Lorraine models a chin strap; and Trish does some positive thinking …
     
    Want to join the conversation, ask a question or share your midlife story? DM us at @postcardsfrommidlife, join our Facebook group, or contact us at postcardsfrommidlife.com
     
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    • 38 分鐘
    Muffin top begone: eating habits that can change your midlife

    Muffin top begone: eating habits that can change your midlife

    The nutritionist Jane Clarke joins Lorraine and Trish to explain why things can go barrel-shaped with our bodies once we hit our forties, and why we just can’t cut it on the lady petrol (aka rosé) any more. Find out how to write a food diary and the tweaks you can make to boost your mood and energy levels.
     
    Plus: how to be a role model for your teens, at-home juicing, fake tans tried and tested, and the glamour of Findus Crispy Pancakes …
     
    Want to join the conversation, ask a question or share your midlife story? DM us at @postcardsfrommidlife, join our Facebook group, or contact us at postcardsfrommidlife.com
     
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    • 36 分鐘
    The new midlife crisis: are you having one?

    The new midlife crisis: are you having one?

    From fear of failure and emotional stress to social pressures and financial strains, Trish and Lorraine explore the symptoms of the new midlife crisis for generation X women with American author Ada Calhoun, whose latest book explores why you’re waking up in the 4am worry zone and what to do about it.
     
    Plus: how to react when you catch your teen lying, the ultimate hi-tech face mask, reviving roller skates and remembering our first filthy books…
     
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    • 40 分鐘
    To hell and back: Marian Keyes on how to find your midlife joy

    To hell and back: Marian Keyes on how to find your midlife joy

    Joining Lorraine and Trish to kick off series two, bestselling novelist Marian Keyes shares her remarkable midlife story. Find out how she is rocking her fifties after overcoming severe depression, accepting she won’t have children, redefining work on her terms and becoming a proud Botox and HRT devotee.


    Plus: what to do with teenagers who have turned into summer sloths; amazing mascaras and DIY gel manicures tried and tested.


    Want to join the conversation, ask a question or share your midlife story? DM us at @postcardsfrommidlife, join our Facebook group or contact us at postcardsfrommidlife.com
     
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    • 44 分鐘
    We're coming back for series 2!

    We're coming back for series 2!

    Postcards from Midlife will be back for Series 2 from Sunday 5th July! Here's a sneak peek of what's coming up...
     
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